Shadow the Hedgehog
Shadow the hedgehog film
Director Zack Snyder
Producer(s) Lawrence Gordon
Studio(s) OLM, Inc.
Writer(s) Tim McCanlies
Brad Bird
Takashi Iizuka
Distributor(s) Japan:
Warner Bros. Pictures
Music Japan:
Shinji Miyazaki
Jun Senoue
Yutaka Minobe
Tomoya Ohtani
Mariko Nanba
Country of Origin United States
Jason Griffith
Veronica Taylor
Ikue Ōtani
Jim Carrey
Michael J. Fox
Paul Walker
Christian Bale
Rachael Lillis
Eric Stuart

Satomi Kōrogi
Caren Lyn Tackett
Trevor Devall
Kōichi Yamadera
Adam Blaustein
Stephen Hillenburg

Theatrical Release Date(s)
November 11, 2005
Original Language English
Budget $40 million
Box Office $374 million
Runtime 145 minutes

Shadow the Hedgehog (シャドウ・ザ・ヘッジホッグ Shadō za Hejjihoggu?) is a 2005 American-Japanese anime/computer animated action dark fantasy drama film directed by Richard Rich in the English version with the Japanese version directed by Kunihiko Yuyama, the chief director of the Pokémon television series.

The plot centers on the attempt of Shadow the Hedgehog, a creation of Doctor Eggman's grandfather, Professor Gerald Robotnik, to learn about his past while suffering from amnesia.

It was released in North America on November 11, 2005, produced by 4Kids Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film was rated PG-13 from MPAA rating because of it's darker, sexual and more violent tone.

Shadow the Hedgehog was a commercial success with a worldwide gross of US$374.7 million, but received mixed reviews.





Home Media

Shadow the Hedgehog was released on DVD and VHS on April 5, 2000. An Unrated version was released only through DVD. It featured uncensored material, most notable it's extra CGI blood.

HD Remaster

The movie was Digitally Remastered for High Definition and aired by a TV station in Tokyo on May 3, 2013. It will also be aired by other TV stations in Japan. The unrated version aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim in the United States on January 4, 2014.





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